Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Stanley Park including recreational activities and special events in the park. The film contains footage of traffic entering Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge viewed from the park, totem poles, as well as scenes of trees and flower gardens that show the park in bloom. The film documents people engaging in a variety of the parkâs recreational activities as well such as horse back riding, walking, playing cricket, purchasing ice-cream from the ice-cream... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Parks, Playgrounds, Beaches, Children, Crowds, Families, Men, Women, Bridges, Children's...
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Boats and boating, Forests, Trees, Flowers, Park buildings, Parks, Lawn bowling, Golfing, Tennis,...
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, rugby, football, field hockey, sunbathing, swimming, children's finger painting, ballet dancing, boys woodworking, girls arts and crafts, girls indoor basketball, bingo, bag piping, and dancing. The film also documents the free archery instruction that was... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Tennis, Lacrosse, Cricket, Baseball, Soccer, Golfing, Lawn bowling, Skating, ice, Rugby, Football,...
[197-]. Item is a home movie. Footage includes shots of the Lion's Gate Bridge, a dog on a beach, ducks, a parking lot, a sailboat filmed from the shore, seagulls, a light fixture, and ocean waves. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-572 Topics: Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.), Dogs, Coasts, Animals
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 23. Includes footage of military drills, inspection, and men packing snowshoes along with other equipment, a shot of the "Airborne Pathfinder" logo, a lecture, demonstration, and lesson on proper airborne emergency procedures, practice jumps in a gym with simulated parachute apparatus, outdoor training; men put on practice... Topics: Military, Military uniforms, Parachutes, Men, Military training, Signs and signboards, Equipment
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 19. Pilot Captian Marc Roberts delivers various takes of an anti-drug message in both English and French. Includes footage of the Sky Hawks team members interacting with the public, as well as several takes of a group anti-drug message delivered in both English and French, footage ends with team members sleeping on the airplane.... Topics: Air pilots, Alcohol and drug abuse, Airplanes, Children, Military, Men, Military uniforms
Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission. Nov. 7, 1984. Item # MI-129 Topics: Vancouver (B.C.), Business enterprises
. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope" on location on route to Everest. Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Scenes of hiking on a glacier, mountain views, men in a tent talking on a radio, men having medical check-ups, the full moon rising, the campsite, a stone [monastery] complex, a rescue operation, and clouds blowing in the wind. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-327 Topics: Snow, Hiking, Mountain climbing, Glaciers, Medical care, Trucks, Cityscapes, Monasteries, Views
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 24. Item includes footage of military parachute drills and men jumping off a tower in simulated parachute jumps. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-403 Topics: Military, Military uniforms, Military training, Men
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer's trip to France with her daughters, Barbara and Diana. Film documents the children playing in a field, as well as mountains, swimming and diving in a lake, and sightseeing by car in Grenoble. [1930?]. Item # MI-48 Topics: Swimming, Diving, Lakes and ponds
Oct. 20, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-322 Topics: Domestic animals, Hiking, Rivers, Camping, Tents, Snow, Telescopes, Food, Mountain climbing,...
1984. Item is the original. Video features three short advertisments featuring William Vander Zalm and the Non-Partisan Assocation and his bid for Mayor of Vancouver in 1984. Oct. 23, 1984. Post production by Post Haste Productions Inc. Reference code: AM1553-8-S3-: MI-348
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, and John Fife Spencer wearing life jackets on the deck of a ship, with Gertrude Spencer seated nearby. The film also documents members of the Spencer family playing badminton on the ship. [1930?]. Item # MI-50 Topics: Boats and ships, Passengers
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer and her children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing with chicks and chickens at Earlscourt in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-69 Topics: Children, Chickens
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59 Topics: Children, Snow, Skating, ice
Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143 Topics: Crowds, Yachts, Parties, Dancing, Musical instruments, Music
Item is a documentary film documenting a woman preparing a meal using dairy products and serving the meal to a young boy. Film documents the use of milk, whipping cream, butter, and sour cream. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-12 Topics: Food, Dairy
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer's Toy Parade staged by the Spencer's Department Store in Vancouver. Film documents floats and costumed marchers, and crowds watching the parade as it moves south on Dunsmuir Street past the Hotel Dunsmuir at 502 Dunsmuir Street. [1927?]. Item # MI-31 Topics: Parades, Crowds, Floats (Parades)
Aug. 13, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Gibson/Collier Sound: Noble/Morrow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-332 Topics: Crowds, Streets, Potteries, Entertainers, Vegetables, Cityscapes, Markets, Animals, Children, Toys,...
. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes footage of an interview with John, an "Everest - Climb for Hope" team member. Continues with footage of women sewing specialized clothing and gear for the Everest - Climb for ... »Hope expedition team members also shows a specialized machine cutting out material for outdoor clothing. There is also footage of a man trying on one of the Compass North winter gear outfits for two Compass North...
. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes additional footage of the fundraising dinner event with speeches and the audience. Along with a few others Dr. Peter Austen, a Climb for Hope team member, speaks to the crowd. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-448
Item is an amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1958. Film documents "Miss Grey Cup" contestants on floats and floats from various companies including Eaton's. Parade is moving along W. Georgia Street. 1958. Item # MI-19 Topic: Parades
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Isabell Louise, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents family members playing tennis, performing yard work, and swimming in a swimming pool. 1932. Item # MI-56 Topics: Tennis, Children, Swimming pools--outdoor
. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes scenes of Ernie [Erwin] Sniedzins with his daughter Sarah, who suffers from Rett Syndrome, walking together in a park and playing on the swings. Includes some footage of other ... »adults and children at the park, enjoying the outdoors, and playing on the playground. Some nighttime (very dark) footage of a fundraiser candlelight dinner event, in support of Rett Syndrome awareness. Reference code:...
Aug. 29, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Shots at base camp and of a prayer service. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-334 Topics: Snow, Tents, Crowds, Religions, Views, Flags, Camping, Equipment
Aug. 29, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-336 Topics: Cemeteries, Tents, Camping, Maps, Views
Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-305 Topics: Lakes and ponds, Helicopters, Mountains--British Columbia, Aerial photographs, Accidents, Hiking
1972. Item is a home movie. Footage includes shots of nature, Autumn scenes, tourists in Queen Elizabeth park, flowers, and Jason crawling in the grass and leaves. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-585 Topics: Trees, Forests, Parks, Children
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencers at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents John Fife and Elizabeth Ann swimming, and Barbara, Elizabeth Ann, and John Fife playing in the gardens. Film also shows the outside of the family home, and Colonel Victor and Gertrude Spencer. [1934?]. Item # MI-67 Topics: Children, Families, Swimming
Item is a film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast. The stops are separated by the title frames:... Topics: Boats and ships, Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.), Chinese in Canada, Coast ranges, Cityscapes,...
Oct. 21, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Includes scenes of breaking camp and packing up, pack animals, and drinking tea with monks. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-325 Topics: Tents, Camping, Domestic animals, Monasteries, Flags, Religious articles, Snow, Hiking
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53 Topics: Children, Beaches
Item is an amateur film documenting a polo game between Douglas Lake and the Vancouver Polo Team. The film includes footage of crowds and poloists between periods of play, and a full shot of Colonel Chaplin on horse. 1927. Item # MI-135 Topics: Crowds, Automobiles, Polo, Horses, Automobile parking lots, Athletic fields